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WhatsApp is selling like a hotcake.

  • Categories: News, Technology
  • Posted: August 20, 2017
  • Author: linkmeUg

With over 1.2billion people worldwide are using the app has not become complacent but keeps the competition on its toes by releasing new features every few weeks. The dawn of 2017 saw the overhauled WhatsApp status (aping the Snapchat), as if that wasn’t enough more changes continued to follow and here are some of the […]

LinkmeUg Organizes ‘WhatNext’ Event for youth.

Uganda’s Online Youth Media for career development, business and health has organized an event which asks youth, “After School, WhatNext?” focusing on career shaping and life planning happening on 2nd September 2017 at Nakawa MUBS. The event prepares young people in Uganda [from 15 years] for the direction they want their lives to take after […]

WhatsApp enters the money transfer business

  • Categories: News, Technology
  • Posted: August 18, 2017
  • Author: linkmeUg

  It’s about time to we made payments easier with just a click and WhatsApp has long been reported to be working on integrating a UPI-based mobile payment system in the popular messaging app which will allow you to transfer money to your friends and family with a few taps. The WhatsApp UPI intergration feature […]

400 to graduate from UMCAT this August

  • Categories: News, Uganda
  • Posted: August 12, 2017
  • Author: linkmeUg

Over 400 students are set to graduate with diplomas and certificates in different disciplines from UMCAT School of Journalism and Mass Communication. The 11th graduation will be held on 25th August, 2017 at the Institute’s main campus located in Bukesa, Plot 2 Kyadondo road off Sir Apollo Kaggwa Road under the theme; “Championing Journalism training, […]

Are you ready for Facebook’s new video service?

  • Categories: News, Technology
  • Posted: August 10, 2017
  • Author: linkmeUg

World heavyweight social network Facebook has made a huge move into dedicated video services, pitting it against YouTube and TV networks. Ugandans are sure to run for this service. Facebook users can now watch a tab that will offer a range of shows, some of which will be funded by the social network. Users will […]

Channel 44’s Mukiibi Wins UMCAT Guild elections

  • Categories: News, Uganda
  • Posted: July 21, 2017
  • Author: linkmeUg

Channel 44 television sports Presenter Mukiibi Moses went against odds when he overwhelmingly won the hotly contested UMCAT School of Journalism and Mass Communication race. Mukiibi commonly known as Omugave Moses politically whacked Baganda Nkobazambogo’s veteran leader Ssemanda Wasswa Ibra who was defeated with a 25 vote difference. Speaking to our team, Mukiibi applauded all […]

Samsung launches Galaxy Note Fun Edition (FE)

If anyone thought that Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 phone which caught fire last year and forced a recall was equivalent to putting the foot on the throat of the company, they should wait for this Sunday 7th July 2017 which will be the final rebirth of the device with the Galaxy Note Fun Edition (FE). […]

LinkmeUg to highlight activities of Youth with Disability

  • Categories: News, Uganda
  • Posted: June 13, 2017
  • Author: linkmeUg

Starting June 19th 2017, LinkmeUg will highlight the lives of Youth with disability and reach out to youth without Disability on attitudes towards PWDs and challenges  faced. We shall contact the youth through NUDIPU Youth desk and expose achievements, life challenges and activities Youth with Disability are involved in within different communities. http://nudipu.org/ NUDIPU – […]

Funding for Projects on transparency and accountability

  • Categories: News, Uganda
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  • Author: linkmeUg

The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Uganda announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for small grants that support our mission goal of strengthening democratic institutions and processes to allow for more accountable governance in Uganda.  Projects should aim to promote transparency and accountability in the local community, and […]